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Dissecting the relationship between language skills and learning to read: Semantic and phonological contributions to new vocabulary learning in children with poor reading comprehension

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This study investigated individual differences in vocabulary acquisition in 8-9-year-old children with impaired reading comprehension. Despite fluent and accurate reading, age-appropriate phonological skills and normal nonverbal ability, poor comprehenders are poor at understanding what they have read, and they show a variety of oral language weaknesses in the non-phonological domain. In this experiment, children were taught to associate new phonological forms to pictures of novel objects (ph...

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10.1080/14417040601145166

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Journal:
Advances in Speech Language Pathology
Volume:
9
Issue:
2
Pages:
131-139
Publication date:
2007-06-05
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EISSN:
1742-9528
ISSN:
1441-7049
URN:
uuid:a08a961f-bf4e-4e77-a243-830ad630a9df
Source identifiers:
379096
Local pid:
pubs:379096
Language:
English
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